Our Lady of Lourdes Comes to Iraq

19009789 - a detail of a statue of our lady of lourdes in floriana, maltaWhen ISIS overtook Iraqi cities at the peak of its jihadi fury, it was their custom to remove or destroy statues of Jesus and Mary in their wake; however, this absence of sacred symbols will soon be just a memory for Christians in several Iraqi cities as 15 new statues of Our Lady of Lourdes are now being installed.

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Bishop Paprocki Boldly Rebuts His Detractors

11810605_sEver since he issued internal communication to the clergy and staff of the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois on same-sex marriage and related pastoral issues, Bishop Thomas Paprocki has been under fire for allegedly attacking the LGBT population; however, he’s not about to give in to LGBT bullies and their allies and has published a brilliant defense of the Church’s teaching upon which it was based.

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NFP Awareness Week: A Time to Share the Truth!

19566692 - pleased young man with his charming girlfriendNFP Awareness week begins on Sunday, July 23, and because so many women are turning away from artificial contraceptives because of dangerous side effects and a desire to live free of harmful chemicals, it’s the perfect time to speak up about fertility awareness-based methods.

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Teen Vogue Backlash: #Pullteenvogue

activist mommyCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A recent Teen Vogue article promoting anal sex has sparked national outrage and a growing movement to have the magazine pulled from store shelves while the magazine tries to defend itself with the usual liberal name-calling, indecencies, and Catholic-bashing.

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Nigerian Woman Takes on Melinda Gates

obianuju ekeochaCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The announcement that the Gates Foundation is contributing $375 million for family planning efforts in Africa has sparked the ire of a Nigerian pro-life leader who is irked by the idea of a billionaire telling African women what to do with their bodies.

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Court Appoints Euthanasia Lawyer to Charlie Gard Case

Victor Butler-Cole (www.familylaw.co.uk)

Victor Butler-Cole (www.familylaw.co.uk)

The parents of Charlie Gard, the 11 month-old baby who is dying of a mitochondrial disease in a London hospital, were horrified to learn that the court appointed lawyer who has been representing their son in court is the chairman of the pro-euthanasia group, Compassion in Dying. Read the rest…